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Can wordpress do this? (5 posts)

  1. eronkid
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hi gurus, I'm a newbie in wordpress but installing this on my hosting really gets my interest. My question is...
    I know wordpress can do a website with a user login but can it make a user filed its own photo gallery? Up to unlimited users filing their own photo gallery? sample website... http://www.deviantart.com/

    please if you know how, tell me what I need to know. thank you!

  2. StrangeAttractor
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I'm not sure offhand of an actual plugin for this, but I know that you can set wordpress up to allow users to upload files (there are security risks with this, so be careful). There is probably a plugin for that.

    But a simpler solution you might consider is using a feed from Flickr. There is a plugin somewhere for that, look around.

  3. moshu
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    tell me what I need to know.

    I think you need to know the basic golden rule: the right tool for the right job.
    WP is not a gallery/image upload application. Despite its extreme flexibility, probably, it is not the best tool for what you want.

  4. design_dolphin
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    There are plugins for photo galleries in WordPress.

    But something like "Gallery" is what you would be better off with in this case:

    http://gallery.menalto.com/

  5. boober
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    you can also bridge gallery to wordpress, if you need or want wordpress for a blog. http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wpg2/
    it works great. you can set gallery up so users can have their own gallery.

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